Herb Mills, former secretary-treasurer of ILWU Local 10, describes the importance of the Hiring Hall to the culture and politics of longshoring. favoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: ILWU, hiring hall, longshoremen
excerpted from a one-hour documentary called "Redevelopment: A Marxist Analysis", this clip shows the frustration of the retired longshoremen in the Yerba Buena project area when ILWU president Harry Bridges failed to support their struggle against displacement. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Redevelopment, ILWU, Harry Bridges
Herb Mills, former secretary-treasurer of ILWU Local 10, describes the lost landscape and culture of the old waterfront in San Francisco. favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: waterfront, ILWU, working class culture
Herb Mills, retired Secretary-Treasurer of ILWU Local 10, describes here the solidarity among longshoremen on the job which gives rise to moral actors, reinforcing an ethical system of mutual respect and mutual aid that was the underpinning of the longshore union during its heyday from the 1930s to the 1960s. Topics: longshoremen, ILWU, morality, solidarity, cooperation, mutual aid
Retired Secretary-Treasurer Herb Mills (ILWU Local 10) talks about the "old days" on the waterfront, both from the point of view of the longshoremen who came out of the notorious "shape-up"of the 1920s and found dignity and respect and good wages via the union, but also the scene along the waterfront in those long-lost days... saloons, bars, cafes, diners, peep shows, hotels, meeting rooms... crowded with people coming and going from near and far, a lively and forgotten... Topics: waterfront, City Front, longshoremen, ILWU, dockworkers
Retired Secretary-Treasure of ILWU Local 10 Herb Mills gives an entertaining and eloquent description of the labor process of longshoring pre-containerization, detailing how the solidarity and moral cohesion of the men was created through their shared labor in the holds of ships and on docks along San Francisco's industrial waterfront. Interviewed in 1996 by Chris Carlsson and Steve Stallone for the Shaping San Francisco prjoect. Topics: longshoremen, longshoring, dockers, dock work, ILWU, winches, hoists, cranes, solidarity
Former Redevelopment official Carlo Middione describes his views on the relationship between the Redevelopment Agency, the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) and African-American churches during the 1960s. Topics: redevelopment, ILWU, churches, housing politics, 1960s, African American pastors, patronage...